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Power users in Windows 2000

By mercadg ·
I have installed some workstation with w2k, but I'm having th following problem. I set the user as a Power user, but he still cannot install applications. He gets the following message "You need administrative rights". Is this the way w2k works or is there a workaround?

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by mercadg In reply to Power users in Windows 20 ...

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by cal.williams In reply to Power users in Windows 20 ...

Are you completely sure that the user is a member of the Power Users Local Group?? By design, a "Power User" should have all of the same rights as an administrator except that he/she cannot view files that do not belong to him/her. Thus in theory your user should be able to install applications. Does the same thing happen with all applications? It is possible that a particular installation program is checking for the actual administrator account.

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by mercadg In reply to Power users in Windows 20 ...

This was what we find. The primary group for these users way the Domain guest. This what was causing that the users, no matter that in the PC they were Power users it didn't kept the changes.

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